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PCI On Getting More Mascular

PCI On Getting More Mascular

The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) is strengthening its adherance to its rules and policies.

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Fed Meets As Speculation Builds On Possible Rate Cut

The NY Fed Unveils Its Own Economy Forecasting Tool Using Near Real-Time Data

The New York Fed announced its new GDP tracking and forecasting tool, the FRBNY Nowcast. The tool will use near real-time data to update U.S. economic growth daily, as the Fed will release a report weekly using the tool and data.

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DocSend

Documents Analytics Startup DocSend Secured $8 Million in Series A to Enhance Documents Sharing

DocSend received a new investment round totaling in $8 million to enhance its service on documents sharing and documents analytics. The startup has been focusing in documents as the core of most business deals.

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Taxi Drivers Protest Possible Uber Expansion In NYC

Uber Received Hundreds of Data Request on Its Riders and Users From US Law Enforcements and Regulators

Uber revealed that it has received too much data request from US law enforcement agencies and regulators. The company has provided information on its riders and drivers for most requests after reviewing its legal framework.

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FILE PHOTO Federal Judge Throws Out Five Lawsuits Against Microsoft

Microsoft Became The First Major U.S. Tech Company to Endorse Privacy Protection Pact With the EU

Microsoft has became the first major U.S. tech company to endorse the Privacy Shield agreement between EU and the U.S. The company agreed to discuss the framework of data protection further with the EU officials soon.

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THE CUSTOMER WIDRAWING MONEY AT KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK ATM CENTRE IN UMMBAI.

India Uses Its Biometric Database to Enable Banking Access for The Country’s 1.2 Billion Population

India is using its wide biometric ID system, the Aadhar database, to bring banking services access to more of its people. An Indian bank already introduced an ATM where people can use their Aadhar ID number or ID card to make transactions instead of a PIN.

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Vigil Held In Trafalgar Square For Brussels Terror Attack Victims

European Authorities Are Evaluating Encryption Issues Following Brussels Attack

In the wake of Brussels attack, more European countries are considering making new policies that would legally require tech companies to hand over encrypted information when needed. That will affect tech companies around the world as Apple is pushing forward to fight back in the U.S. as well as in Europe.

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Financial Information Services Company   Markit Goes Public On NASDAQ Exchange

Information Giants IHS and Markit Agreed to Merge at $13 Billion Deal

IHS and Markit, two of the information titans announced of their merger with a $13 billion deal. Once the deal is closed, it will be renamed IHS Markit with a "definitive agreement" for "an all share of equals".

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Steve Jobs Introduces iCloud Storage System At Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference

Apple to Enhance Encryption Security for iCloud, Making Key for Data Inaccessible Even for Itself

Sources believe that Apple is trying to enhance its security for iCloud amid the legal dispute with the FBI. However, the tech giant will have its challenges to ensure security while retaining users convenience. Reports also said that the company has moved some of its iCloud services to Google servers.

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JAPAN-STOCKS

China stocks decline, but trim losses

China's stocks fell for a second session, but managed to pare early losses on buying support from state-backed institutions. However, the buying support from state-backed funds renewed concerns that inflation is rising.

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Apple's World Wide Developers Conference Begins In San Francisco

The First Case of Apple's OS X Ransomware Was Reported in BitTorrent Client App

The first case of ransomware malware in Apple’s OS X was reported last week, via an infected BitTorrent client app, Transmission. Both Transmission and Apple has responded to that threat and prevent further infections.

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TIME Person Of The Year Panel

Time Inc. Acquired Viant, Which Owned MySpace and Other Ad-Related Business Units

Time Inc. was interested in big data owned by Specific Media when they acquired Viant, which owns Specific Media. Apparently, Viant also owned other business units, including social network Myspace. Time Inc. will use data from Viant's business lines including Myspace to improve its advertising activities.

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Symantec’s world headquarters

Symantec to split into security and storage software companies

Norton antivirus maker Symantec Corp (SYMC.O) will split into two publicly traded companies, one selling security software and the other providing data management, potentially making itself more attractive to suitors.

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Cisco

Cisco sets $1 billion investment for global cloud computing network

Cisco Systems will invest $1 billion over two years to expand its cloud offerings, the company said on Monday, linking hundreds of data centers and cloud providers around the world in a network with more than 30 partners.

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Xiaomi

Phoning 'home': what your mobile may be giving away

When popular Chinese handset maker Xiaomi Inc admitted that its devices were sending users' personal information back to a server in China, it prompted howls of protest and an investigation by Taiwan's government.

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